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violence. mourner said goodbye to 15-year-old hadiya pendelton. first lady michelle obama attended the funeral, as did hundreds of others. the young majorette was killed one week after she performed at president obama's inauguration. and our athena jones is in chicago. athena, i imagine this was an incredibly emotional service. >> reporter: good afternoon, brianna. you know, it was very emotional. it was a long service, too. more than three-and-a-half hours, allowing lots of people to speak. we heard from hadiya pendelton friends, teammates, classmates, family members. we didn't hear from the first lady. she just wanted to be able to come, offer her condolences and support to hadiya pendelton's loved ones. she met with 30 friends and classmates privately before the service and also was able to meet privately with hadiya pendelton's family. we also heart some emotional comments from the people who spoke. let's listen to what hadiya pendelt pendelton's mother had to say. >> you don't know how hard this really is. and those of you that do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. n
brought quiet attention to the small south side park where gunfire killed 15 year old hadiya pendelton... a majorette with the king high school band... who performed in last months inaugural parade. we make an appeal for those who did the killing... and those who know of the killing and killers.. turn themselves in. the reverand jesse jackson... among those here... 'can i get a witness' just an hour earlier, he brought families impacted by chicagos gun violence to his rainbow push headquarters.. including hadiya pendeltons cousin. pendelton was shot in the back and killed while standing with friends inside harsh park after taking final exams on tuesday. police believe the shooter mistook the group for a rival gang. shatira welks wants the person to be turned in.. you know your child. you know your cousin. you know your friend you know your relative. you know whos done this. all theyre going to do is do something to somebody elses child pendelton was one of 42 people killed in chicago last month. also killed in january... marshall fields hall whose mother came to march. its sad but
line came from the state of the union address when he invoked the memory of hadiya pendelton, insisting congress o owes her parents action on gun violence. what do you think? please head over to facebook and search "politicsnation" and like us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use, dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to a fresh sheet of new bounty duratowel. look! a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth, as this black light reveals. it's durable, cloth-like and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to new bounty duratowel. the durable, cloth-like picker-upper. >>> what happened to hadiya is not unique. it's not unique to chicago. it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> president obama in chicago last week talking about the epidemic of gun violence sweeping his hometown. just hours after the speech, 18-year-old janay mcfarlane was gunned
. and the first lady's guest list includes the parents of hadiya pendelton. the honor student shot and killed after participating in the inauguration. it's a historic night. a chance for the president to speak directly to the american people and set the stage for the second half of his presidency. let's bring in krystal ball and richard wolffe. thank you for coming on the show tonight. >> thanks for having us. >> what do you expect from the president's state of the union tonight? >> well, i think he is going to talk a lot about the economy as that excerpt indicated. he's going to focus on not just jobs but the jobs you can afford to support a family on. it also looks like judging by the fact that he's going to have the 102-year-old woman as you mentioned who waited in line for three hours to cast her ballot perhaps as a smaller mention in his speech. i'm hoping he will talk in specific language about election reform, about how we can avoid having long lines in the future. minorities waited on average almost twice as long as white voters to cast their ballots. >> and in florida it was the long
on behalf of the victims of gun violence. like the parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendelton, who attended last month's inaugural. >> she was shot and killed in a chicago park after school. just a mile away from my house. >> reporter: mr. obama closing with a simple refrain. >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. >> reporter: brian, also tonight, a setback for the president's pick for defense secretary, chuck hagel, because of continued republican opposition. hagel will need 60 votes to be confirmed, not the usual simple majority. that's the first time that's ever happened for a defense secretary nominee. that vote showdown will happen before the end of this week. >> peter alexander at the white house for us tonight. peter, thanks. >>> and now to what has become a very unsavory story about conditions on board a cruise ship deteriorating very rapidly. it is no carnival tonight on board the carnival vessel "triumph" after a fire, a power failure, a bathroom failure, an air conditioning failure, a food shortage and now
, while he talked about gun violence and the murder of hadiya pendelton, a death which janay took personally. me and janay talked about life and death all the time.. like mama.. i just dont understand it. its so sad. she would see the parents on tv crying and be like 'mama, i dont understand... i never in my wildest dreams thought theyd be talking to me about my own daughter being gunned down. janay had a three month old baby boy... and talked often about going to culinary school after graduating in june and about making a difference . its a difference which will now have to be carried on by others. all the children who are doing positive things.. these are the children who are being killed... who want to do something with their life. who want to be a positive role model.. and its upsetting, its heartbreaking, its upsetting. and it makes no sense. it makes no sense at all sean lewis, wgn news. the governor is calling for a comprehensive approach to stopping violence in and protect chicago's neighborhoods. on a visit today to the fellowship missionary baptist church the govern
. >> reporter: the victims have names and families. 15-year-old honor student, hadiya pendelton, has become the latest face of violence in this city. in sixth grade, she took part in an anti gang video. >> your job is to say no to gangs and yes to a great future. >> reporter: despite bylaws that prohibit gunshots within city limits, more than any other city in america, chicago appears to be awash in guns. more than 7,400 seized by police last year, almost 600 since january 1st. >> chicago certainly has strict gun control laws. but the difficulty is that outlying areas outside of chicago and in other states, neighboring illinois, don't have strict gun control laws, and the guns easily flow into chicago because of that. >> we lost our son, benjamin. >> reporter: in newtown, connecticut, they continue the push for new gun legislation nationwide. >> the liberty of any person to own a military-style assault weapon and a high-capacity magazine and keep them in their home is second to the right of my son to his life. >> reporter: others suggested beefing up gun laws can't stop all the violence. >>
as an enemy combatant. >>> the first lady joins mourners at the funeral of a chicago teen. hadiya pendelton was shot and killed days after she poermd at the presidential inauguration. her mother says no parent should go through what she is going through now. >>> and a sight millions in the northeast will not see this weekend. a mail truck. the postal service says it is suspending mail delivers in seven states because of this weekend's huge blizzard. back now to the search for fired lapd police officer, christopher dorner. kyung lah has obtained footage. it shows he knows how to handle a weapon well. >> reporter: christopher dorner, lapd cadet in 2005. what do you think, watching this, considering what's happened? >> well, he's an expert with weapons. definitely. he's definitely dangerous. >> reporter: this man spent months with dorner at the lapd training academy. we are altering his voice and not showing his face, because he fears dorner will go after his police friends. but he wants the public to see this, so people understand what the lapd is facing. >> if you look at chris, you can see
are now questioning two people in the killing of 15-year-old hadiya pendelton. >>> joe paterno's family released a report absolving him the blame in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. it was conducted by louie freeh was factually wrong. the university responded by saying people will draw their own conclusions and opinions from the facts outlined in the freeh report. and the family does not alter the conclusions he reached. >>> could be a wild night in los angeles with electrifying performances and maybe some rule breakers. take a look there. the 55th annual grammy awards kick off in two hours. we'll be live from the red carpet in the lead up to the show with stars interviews and much more ahead. >>> after eluding a massive dragnet the city of los angeles is counting on a large reward to capture a renegade ex cop accused of being on a killing spree. let's go straight to casey wian. >> they are clearly upping the ante in their search for christopher dorner. they are offering a $1 million reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction. the police chief of the los angeles po
-old hadiya pendelton . >> three weeks ago she was here in washington with her classmates performing for her country at my inauguration. and a week later she was shot and killed in a chicago park after school. just a mile away from my house. hadiya's parents are in this chamber tonight along with two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek and tucson and blacksburg and the countless other communities ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. >> as you can see the public and the politico people are with them on this. the question is whether or not congressmen will get on board and pass meaningful gun safety reforms. congressman, i'm watching you. i am really watching you a lot lately. because you are a fascinating political figure. you represent a suburban county of philadelphia. you have been a prosecutor. you have a lot of, i could say, street cred in fighting crime and protecting police officer
. >> reporter: in his speech the president singled out the killing of hadiya pendelton the teenager who was gunned down days after performing at the presidential inauguration. the white house is pressing congress to pass new gun legislation laws. >>> a somber anniversary with a profound meaning for many japanese americans is being observed this weekend in san francisco and elsewhere. as ktvu's john sasaki reports it was 71 years ago that president roosevelt ordered the internment of japanese americans and their memories are still raw. >> reporter: in san francisco's japan town, cherry blossoms are blooming early. japanese internees shared their memories. >> i've never been able to forget that experience. >> reporter: as teenagers, they were forced with their families to leave their homes for isolated camps such as tulley lake and heart mountain. >> the lack of freedom not only physically but also the feeling that we couldn't go any where, yeah. that was very devastating. >> reporter: after pearl harbor, 120,000 mostly american citizens were considered a threat to national security and f
singled out the killing of hadiya pendelton the teenager who was gunned down days after performing at the presidential inauguration. the white house is pressing congress to pass new gun legislation laws. >>> a somber anniversary with a profound meaning for many japanese americans is being observed this weekend in san francisco and elsewhere. as ktvu's john sasaki reports it was 71 years ago that president roosevelt ordered the internment of japanese americans and their memories are still raw. >> reporter: in san francisco's japan town, cherry blossoms are blooming early. japanese internees shared their memories. >> i've never been able to forget that experience. >> reporter: as teenagers, they were forced with their families to leave their homes for isolated camps such as tulley lake and heart mountain. >> the lack of freedom not only physically but also the feeling that we couldn't go any where, yeah. that was very devastating. >> reporter: after pearl harbor, 120,000 mostly american citizens were considered a threat to national security and forced into concentration camps. >> it
about two dozen families in the audience impacted by recent shooters. they included the family of hadiya pendelton who was murdered a week after she marched with her school in d.c. he says they owe it to them to at least vote. >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek and tucson and blacksburg and the countless other communities ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. >> president obama did mention universal background checks and reducing magazine sizes, but primarily used the moment to rally a vote on the measures. >>> republicans are responding this morning largely by criticizing the president's new economic initiatives. up and coming senator marco rubio spoke on behalf of the party saying the president has an obsession with raising taxes. >> in order to balance our budget, the choice doesn't have to be higher taxes or dramatic benefit cuts for those in need. instead we should grow our economy so we can create new taxpayers, not new taxes. so we can help those who truly ca
about gabby giffords, the parents of hadiya pendelton. you can expect him to hit the root with the initiatives. >> even as we speak, kristen, the president has been meeting with senate democrats to discuss comprehensive immigration reform. so should we infer from this some form of legislation is likely to come before the senate in the not too distant future? >> i think they're getting closer, martin. and you heard the president word what he was saying so carefully. he didn't propose anything new. he was very careful not to step on the contours of that deal that seems to be coming together in the senate. eight senators, a bipartisan group, that has been meeting trying to get legislation forward. i think we can expect to see that. >> kristen welker, thank you. >>> next, why $9 an hour is just too much for mr. boehner. but first, kayla tausche has the cnbc market wrap. >> good afternoon to you, martin. here's a look at how stocks stand going into tomorrow. stocks started and ended the day in the red due to data showing spending pulled back due to higher taxes. that led the do
and saw those faces last night. hadiya pendelton's mother, mark kelly, i wonder if those faces and i guess gabrielle giffords, in particular, who has really decided to make this a cause, is it having an impact? are they a call to action of their it own? i was in a a watch party last night with some of the other vi victims of gun violence and their families. they were extremely happy with the speech. some of them had meetings with members of congress, republicans and democrats, throughout the day. they were told they felt optimistic from the feedback they got. you can say maybe they were telling them what they wanted to hear. some of the people have been fight i fighting for 20 years. they said that they felt that this is the first time they have ever felt like something could get done. so if you go by the people who have been on this issue for a long, long time, they are optimistic. i think there's reason to be optimistic that something, we e don't know what, could get done. >> the nra suspect backing down, although they may be changing their approach. check out this ad. >> president obama
,000. one of those we lost was a young girl named hadiya pendelton. she was 15 years old. she loved fig newtons and lip gloss. she was a majorette. she was so good to her friends, they all thought they were her best friend. just three weeks ago, she was here in washington. with her classmates. performing for her country at my inauguration. and a week later, she was shot and killed in a chicago park after school. just a mile away from my house. hadiya's parents, nate and cleo, are in this chamber tonight, along with more than two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. they deserve a vote. they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek and tucson and blacksburg and the countless other communities ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. they deserve a simple vote. our actions will not prevent every senselesses act of violence in this country. in fact, no laws, no initiatives, no administrative acts, will perfectly so
. hadiya pendelton was shot and killed days after she performed at the presidential inauguration. her mother says no parent should ever go through what she is going through now. >>> more fewury today over the hacking of bush e-mails. they include messages from both bush presidents and family communications sent during the elder bush's recent hospital stay. today a spokesman for former florida governor jeb bush called it a, quote, outrageous breach of privacy, end quote. >>> in long island, an estimated 175,000 people are reportedly out of power. joining me by phone is rhode island governor lincoln chafy. tell us about the conditions in your state, governor. >> we had a bad storm here with heavy, heavy snow starting with wet snow early, which stuck to the trees, which brought them down on the power lines. and then the temperatures dropping. and then high, high winds all combining to a lot of power outages. we have our challenges getting people's power back on, as we see temperatures dropping. >> you're also giving credit to officials who you say have done a good job warning residents t
are both adult men. police are also once again talking with witnesses. the family of hadiya says they are not getting their hopes up until there are actual charges. pendelton was seeking cover from a storm with friends when witnesses say a gunman opened fire. congressman emmanuel contacted the victim's mother personally to express his condolences. first lady michelle obama also attended her funeral. >>> the president is preparing to give his first state of the union address of his second term on tuesday tomorrow. the speech will search as a bookend to his inaugural address. presidential watchers say we could see new policies on issues. >>> three days later and people across much of the northeast are still digging out from a historic blizzard. some places getting more than 30-inches of snow. michelle miller reports for wjz from smith town. >> reporter: this is what a 32- mile stretch of the long island expressway looked like for much of the weekend. car after car buried under the snow. >> there were hundreds of residents literally who were wit
-old girl who was part of last month's inauguration ceremony. the family of hadai pendelton are hoping this will lead to charges. >> none of us will get our hopes up until we hear there are charges. >> reporter: and charges will be imminent in the case of hadiya mendelton's murder. >> it is comforting that one less killer is off the street. >> reporter: the teenager had just returned from president obama's inauguration and was seeking cover from a storm with friends when a gunman opened fire last month. this morning mayor ron emmanuel called her mother personally. >> we're hoping that changes take place. >> police say the suspect being questioned are ages 18 and 20. >>> time now for a quick look at some of the stories you will find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. how umbc students are embarking on a project to record more than a century of tradition. >>> how candy has become the economic driver for valentine's day. and a look at the top 25 questions facing the orioles as they lead into spring training. look for the updated forecas
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